DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu under Chapter 23, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter:
DATE: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Mission Memorial Conference Room, Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
APPLICATION: SHORELINE SETBACK VARIANCE (SV)
FILE NO. 2016/SV-1 (MT)
APPLICANT: NEC Corporation of America (John Williams)
LANDOWNER: City and County of Honolulu (Makaha Beach Park) & Hawaiian Telecom SVCS Co., Inc. (Station Site)
AGENT: R. M. Towill Corporation (Brian Takeda)
LOCATION: 84-369 Farrington Highway (Makaha Beach Park) and 84-284 Farrington Highway (Station Site) – Makaha
TAX MAP KEY: 8-4-1: 12 (Makaha Beach Park) and 8-4-2: 59 (Station Site)
LOT AREA: 7.3 acres and 2.8 acres
ZONING: P-2 Preservation District (Parcel 12), and Country District and AG-1 Restricted Agricultural District (Parcel 59)
REQUEST: Shoreline Setback Variance to allow a transpacific submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable from Southeast Asia to cross through the 40-foot shoreline setback area of Makaha Beach Park and connect to a cable landing station.
Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Permit and Zoning Records Access, First Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For assistance, please call the department’s Land Use Approval Branch, at 768-8020.
All interested persons are invited to attend. Those persons desiring to testify may register prior to the public hearing at the public hearing site and are encouraged to submit one copy of their testimony in writing.
Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be faxed (768-6743) or mailed (650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813) to the department prior to the public hearing and will be considered in the evaluation of the request.
Note: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call 768-8000, or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the event.
George I. Atta, FAICP, Director
Department of Planning and Permitting